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26 Directors Assemble for 'The ABCs of Death'

THR: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Jason Eisener, Simon Rumley, Srdjan Spasojevic and Ti West are planning to get bloody for the Drafthouse Films-Timpson Films anthology project The ABCs of Death.

Magnet Releasing is also producing and distributing the horror project, which will involve 26 directors contributing deadly shorts to the feature.

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JL4782d ago

Seems like a pretty cool idea. Four Rooms did something similar before and I really liked that movie. Thought the concept was cool and it was executed fairly well (though some of the rooms were better than others).

This seems to take it to a larger scale and with more of a theme to it. That whole theme (ABCs and Death) coupled with the multi-director concept could make for a very interesting watch.


This Week's Saturday Shorts: A Blow Out of "M is for..." Shorts (2.0)

The ABC's of Death 2 26th Director Contest approaches the deadline, and more crazy films keep popping up!

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The Blu-ray Breakdown: May 21, 2013

Nicholas of Movies Hate You Too writes:

This week in the continuing roller coaster that is the Blu-ray release schedule we are packed with both new and catalog releases. Just a few of the new releases include Schwarzenegger and Statham, there’s more bad teen supernatural melodrama, Soderbergh’s final film and the ”Indian” scientist from Short Circuit gets behind the camera. The catalog titles are even more diverse with beloved Japanese animation, a lot of schlocky horror, an early attempt to make a Marvel superhero movie, a vacation from hell and a lot of classic gangsters just to start with.

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aDDicteD4043d ago

not a good week for blu ray, definitely wont get the last stand.


Marcel Sarmiento Talks The ABCs of Death

The ABCs of Death has gathered together directors, assigned them a letter and told them to make a short film relating to death. Marcel Sarmiento was assigned the letter D. His debut feature was Heavy Petting, a light dog-related romcom but his follow-up feature, Deadgirl, tugged him entirely in the other direction. Deadgirl relates the tale of two high school outcasts who discover a chained and naked dead girl who cannot die, completely refreshing the zombie genre, making it much more disturbing and distinguished.

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